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Beipiao

Beipiao


北票市
Beipiao Bus Station
Beipiao Bus Station
Location in Chaoyang City
Location in Chaoyang City
Beipiao is located in Liaoning
Beipiao
Beipiao
Location in Liaoning
Coordinates: 41°48′04″N120°46′16″E / 41.801°N 120.771°E / 41.801; 120.771Coordinates: 41°48′04″N120°46′16″E / 41.801°N 120.771°E / 41.801; 120.771
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
Prefecture-level city Chaoyang
Area
 • County-level city 4,469.0 km2 (1,725.5 sq mi)
 • Urban
183.00 km2 (70.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • County-level city 576,000
 • Urban
184,000
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)

Beipiao (Chinese: 北票; pinyin: Běipiào; Wade–Giles: Pei3-p'iao4) is a city in Chaoyang prefecture, Liaoning province, in Northeast China. It has a population of 202,807. The main industry in the area is coal mining. With vertical shafts of almost 1000m, these are some of the deepest coal mines in China. The coal produced is used for coking. Daheishan National Forest Park is located in the northwestern part of Beipiao city.

The dinosaur Beipiaosaurus was named after the city where its fossils were found nearby.

Administrative Divisions[2] [ edit ]

There are 7 subdistricts, 7 towns, 17 townships, and 2 ethnic townships under the administration of the city.

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Townships:

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 50. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ 朝阳市-行政区划网

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